Morton Mansion Carriage House and Arbor Day Farm

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This week I take you to the Morton Mansion Carriage House and adjacent Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City, NE. Lots of historic carriages and tack, plus wonderful grounds which includes Tree Adventures, very family-friendly. And a free seedling!

Morton Mansion, or Arbor Lodge, in Nebraska City, NE

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An unexpected visit to the mansion (and home) of J. Sterling Morton, of Morton salt fame. Morton was responsible for the Arbor Day observation, and his home in Nebraska City, Nebraska, is appropriately called Arbor Lodge.

Scotch Whisky Tasting with ESL Students at Vom Fass in Bamberg, Germany

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Throwback Tuesday Post (TBTP) from 2013: I organize a scotch whisky tasting at Vom Fass olive oil, vinegar and, of course, whiskey and other liquors in Bamberg, Germany. We learn the distilling process and taste some wonderful spirits.

Get Your Kicks on Route 66 in Seligman, Arizona

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Enjoy a stop on the historic Route 66 at Seligman, Arizona. Angel and Vilma's Route 66 Gift Shop has every imaginable souvenir emblazoned with the famous highway sign. Plus, you might notice a few similarities between Seligman and the fictional Radiator Springs in the Pixar movie "Cars".

Daytrip: Grand Canyon from Las Vegas

A daytrip by car from Las Vegas, Nevada, to the spectacular South Rim of the Grand Canyon. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity was provided by the wonderful National Park System in the USA. Breathtaking views and updated amenities, plus a visit to the historic El Tovar Hotel in Grand Canyon Village.

Raclette, Europe’s Cheesy, Sociable Feast

Throwback Tuesday Post (TBTP) from 2015: Charming traditional Swiss and German New Year's Eve recipe: raclette, a melted-cheese delight! Informal for friends and family, in the same manner as fondue. Each guests melts their own portion on a cozy winter evening.

Bellagio Christmas Decorations in Fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada!

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A photographic foray into the Bellagio's Conservatory and Botanical Garden atrium in Las Vegas, Nevada. Holiday 2018 decorations: so beautiful, abundant and lush!

Nuremberg Christmas Market, Germany

Throwback Tuesday Post (TBTP) from 2011: A tour of the famous German Christmas market in Nuremberg. Complete with bratwurst, Gluhwein and a side trip to the Marriage Carousel fountain based on a poem by native son Hans Sachs.